Found in 15 Collections and/or Records:
Baldwin's letter to W. H. Pope, cashier of Bodie Bank, Bodie, California, from Mammoth City discusses his banking business and people in Bodie. The collection contains material from August 2, 1879 created by R. F. Baldwin.
Progress reports from Holmes to Van Dyck Hubbard report on progress in sinking a shaft, assays of the ore, and machinery in use.
Includes orders to sell and buy stock and telegrams to the bank in code. The collection contains material from 1879; 1887 created by Bodie Bank.
Misc. Bodie, California, items include an unidentified fraternal lodge attendance record, 1884; telegram sent by J.S. Cain regarding a shipment; letter in secret code to the Carson Bank with instructions regarding Bodie stock, 1878; and letter from J.S. Cain acknowledging a remittance, 1900.
The Bodie Wood and Lumber Company was organized by H. M. Yerington, J. W. Haynie and others to acquire timber lands and water rights in Mono County, California, just south of Mono Lake. The collection include correspondence, financial accounts, and land related material.
Harry Collins was an actor and manager of the Standard Dramatic Constellation during its tour of Nevada. Collection contains Collins' letter, November 23, 1878, written from Aurora, Nevada to J. F. Preddy seeks an engagement at the new Carson Opera House during the 1879 session of the Nevada legislature and provides his itinerary for the rest of November.
This letter from Ginn to "Friend Keating" [R. P. Keating] on letterhead of the Daily and weekly Bodie standard newspaper describes a rich strike of gold ore at the Summit Mine in Bodie. Ginn confirms the strike and William Irwin's assessment of it (Irwin was superintendent of the Summit and the Standard, Bulwer, and Double Standard mines).
Hatch's letter to the cashier of Bodie Bank, Bodie, California, discusses his banking business. The collection contains material from December 12, 1880 created by G. H. Hatch.
J. S. Cain (1854-1938) was integral to the mining operations as well as the preservation of Bodie, California, as reflected by his mining company. The correspondence in this collection is from 1886-1904 and is primarily to the Bullion and Exchange Bank in Carson City, Nevada regarding banking business of the J. S. Cain Company.